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1. What is Privation?

  • A child who keeps secrets from their Mother
  • The process of keeping research data anonymous in a psychological study
  • A child never having formed an attachment with their mother
  • A child not knowing their father
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2. What type of infant shows distress upon a mother leaving? (Strange situation)

  • Insecure-Resistant (Type C)
  • Disorganised (Type D)
  • Secure (Type B)
  • Insecure-Avoidant (Type A)

3. Why did Bowlby suggest attachment is adaptive and innate?

  • A mothers care adapts an infant future romantic relationships
  • Infants adapt their crying when they are feeling different things (Eg, hungry, tired)
  • It has evolved for the purpose of survival and future reproduction
  • Mothers adapt their care to suit their infants temperament

4. What external force has been suggested to have caused cross-cultural similarities (Van Ijzendoorn&Kroonenberg)

  • The mass media
  • Childrearing handbooks
  • Nothing- it just happens
  • The strange situation

5. How will a child 'protest' in the PDD model?

  • They will try to escape their cot
  • The will cry, panic and call for their mother
  • They will scream when a career tries to comfort them
  • The will go on hunger strike


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